Twitter announces it’s testing two ways its users can engage in a Community by switching between “For You” and “Latest” timelines within each group they’re part of. This small test is rolling out for some iPhone, Android, and web users.
According to Twitter, its Community feature is designed to help people find other individuals who share similar interests and provide a “comfortable space to participate in conversations that are most relevant to them.”
So whether someone is a Harry Styles fan, food lover or an Xbox aficionado, we know it can be hard to keep up with conversations in a Community, especially ones with a lot of activity. With this new test, we’re making it easier for people to personalize their Community timelines and keep up with the conversations they care about most.
As of now, the setting each person chooses will become the new default every time they visit that Twitter Community. The setting is unique, which means it can be changed at any time and each Community has its own.
Twitter already offers the same experience on its main feed. With this change in Community, the company wants to give people the option to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings and see the most relevant and engaging conversations within their groups.
For those who are part of this test, they’ll see that these timelines can be changed in the upper right-hand corner of each Community, just like on the Twitter Home timeline.
Ever since the company introduced Twitter Community, it already brought several new features to it, such as admin ability to pin their Community Tweets, search within a community, mod/admin member removal, and member search.
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